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Telefónica and Orange grow European startups

European operator groups Telefónica and Orange have thrown their weight behind a project led by the European Commission to help the region’s technology startups to grow into global internet firms. The EC said it plans to “take on Silicon Valley” with the launch of two initiatives; an acceleration programme called the Startup Europe Partnership and a think tank called the European Digital Forum.

Banks lend Reggefiber €250mn for FTTH expansion

BT has announced the locations of a further 114 exchanges to be upgraded to fibre

Dutch fibre network operator Reggefiber has negotiated loans totalling a quarter of a billion Euros to expand its fibre network.